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Find out what is in store for the base metals market in 2022!

The Investing News Network (INN) spoke with analysts, market watchers and insiders about which trends will impact this sector in the year ahead.

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Table of Contents:

  • Copper Trends 2021: Copper Reaches All-time High, Eyes on Supply
  • Copper Outlook 2022: Prices Likely to Remain High, Modest Surplus Expected
  • Nickel Trends 2021: Nickel Prices Soar, Demand Shows Signs of Recovery
  • Nickel Outlook 2022: Balanced Market Ahead, Prices to Remain Strong
  • Zinc Trends 2021: Prices Rally as Energy Crisis Hits Supply
  • Zinc Outlook 2022: Analysts Expect Small Refined Deficit
  • Iron Outlook 2022: Prices to Face Pressure on Bearish Demand Outlook
  • Lead Outlook 2022: Demand to Recover, Prices Likely to Remain High
Base Metals Outlook 2022

A Sneak Peek At What The Insiders Are Saying

“We’re in a really hot time for copper — you can make some really nice money if you’re in the right place at the right time with the juniors. The intermediates you’re going to do very well, and the big guys are already doing very well."
— Byron King, writer of Whiskey & Gunpowder at St. Paul Research

"The biggest surprise (of 2021) was the price performance of nickel. We were not expecting a big price drop ... but I don't think anyone anticipated just quite how high the price was going to go."
— Marta Dec, CRU Group

“I wouldn't be surprised to see zinc top US$4,000 (per tonne in 2022). But at the same time, I don't think it holds above there; you'd have to have really strong fundamentals for that to happen, stronger than what's happening now.”
— Carlos Sanchez of CPM Group"

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MARKETS

Markets
TSX20729.34-190.06
TSXV720.98-16.85
DOW32990.12-222.84
S&P 5004132.15-26.09
NASD12081.39-49.74
ASX7211.20+28.50

COMMODITIES

Commodities
roulette odds1835.57-0.65
Silver21.61+0.07
Copper4.29-0.01
Palladium2033.50+38.50
Platinum979.00+11.00
Oil116.57+1.90
Heating Oil4.04+0.11
Natural Gas8.40+0.26